Friendly, competitive tennis on Sutton's public courts

You are just a step away from joining our mixed-sex, singles league for men and women (aged 18+) of all standards.

If you have been meaning to get back into tennis or would like to meet new people to play, why not give it a go!

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This is how it works:

  • Players are organised into groups of between 5 to 9 people of a similar standard
  • It is a mixed sex, singles league, so men and women play each other
  • Groups are put together by standard and there can be any combination of men and women in a group (we do not guarantee a balance of men and women and you could be the only man in a group of women or vice versa!)
  • Contact details are emailed and posted to each player's account page
  • Players arrange their own matches
  • You can play on any court that suits both players

The league is:

  • For everyone over the age of 18
  • We welcome beginners as well as advanced players.
  • Don't worry that you won't be good enough - playing matches is the best way to improve, and we use an online questionnaire to assess people's ability so you play only people of a roughly similar level
  • Affiliated to the LTA For adults aged 18 years and above 

Key points

  • Matches are best of three sets; if a set reaches 6 games all it is decided by a tiebreak
  • The evening before the round starts you will receive an email with all the contact details of the players in your group. Contact details are also posted to your Account Page
  • Players are placed in groups according to past performance in the league and, for new players, their Player Standard Questionnaire
  • Each player attempts to play each of the other player on their group once during the round
  • A point is awarded for each set won
  • If you complete three matches before the midpoint of a round you receive 2 bonus points and a bonus prize (either a pair of Local Tennis Leagues dampeners, or a tube of tennis balls)
  • The winner of the group is the player with the most points at the end of the round
  • The winner of the group wins a voucher for £20 to be spent in the Local Tennis League online shop. A winner's certificate is also posted to the winner's Account Page as a PDF file.
  • Where possible, winners of groups are promoted to the group above for the next round.

See here for the complete rules and regulations

Getting started

New players will need to complete the player questionnaire before they can join a round. Once you’ve signed up, and for returning players you can join the next round here.

For everything you need to know before you get started see the FAQs and review the Rules and Regulations, which all players agree to adhere to when playing in the leagues.

If there is anything else you need help with get in contact with Nigel, Sally and the team who will be happy to help!


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Primary Venues

Sutton Tennis Academy

Rose Hill Recreation Ground, Rose Hill, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 3HH Tel: 020 8641 6611 full venue details »

Carshalton Park

Ruskin Road, London, SM5 3DE Tel: full venue details »

Cheam Rec

Tudor Close, London, SM3 8QS Tel: full venue details »

Corrigan Avenue Rec

Corrigan Avenue Clockhouse, London, CR5 2QP Tel: full venue details »

Cuddington Rec

St Clair Drive, London, KT4 8UH Tel: full venue details »

Mellows Park

Stafford Road, London, SM6 9BU Tel: full venue details »

Roundshaw Park

Foresters Drive, London, SM6 9DE Tel: full venue details »

Stanley Park

Woodfield Avenue, SM5 3JB Tel: full venue details »

"I’m a doubles player but played my first singles round recently and loved it!  So many good and friendly players and I learnt so much about my game and what I need to do to improve!  Really bought on my doubles game too. Really loving the league."

Jo Bignell

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Collapse AllSutton Singles - Round 8 | Thursday 27 August 2020 to Wednesday 21 October 2020 (Midpoint: Wednesday 23 September 2020)

Current Rankings:

  1. Julian Harcourt 8.2 [W4] 10 includes 2 bonus points
  2. Christopher Jeppesen 8.2 [W3, L1] 9 includes 2 bonus points
  3. John Haggis 8.2 [W1, L2] 5 includes 2 bonus points
  4. Marek Sysak [W1, L2] 4 includes 2 bonus points
  5. Patrick Dixon 8.2 [L4] 3 includes 2 bonus points
  6. Kallah Harpreet 10.1 withdrawn
  7. Muhammad Nadeem 10.2 withdrawn

Match Results:

Julian Harcourt bt Patrick Dixon (Sep 28) Walkover
Reveal CommentChristopher Jeppesen bt John Haggis (Sep 20) 6-4, 2-6, [10-5]

Player Comments:

  • "What a match! By the end of the third game, I was already exhausted from chasing the ball all over the court. Momentum swung one way and then the other with a great comeback from John in the first set which had me on the ropes. Great match, thanks John"  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentChristopher Jeppesen bt Marek Sysak (Sep 19) 6-4, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "A really enjoyable match on a sunny, breezy Saturday morning! The first set could have easily gone the other way with practically every game going to deuce as we traded baseline shots. Fortunately for me, Marek's deadly fast flat forehands weren't quite landing during the second and I escaped with the win. Great game, thanks Marek!"  -- Christopher
Reveal CommentJulian Harcourt bt John Haggis (Sep 14) 6-1, 6-1

Player Comments:

  • "A very warm day do glad we played in the morning before it got even hotter! John kindly travelled to play and it was an enjoyable match with a lot of running around. Good luck with your next games John!"  -- Julian
Marek Sysak bt Patrick Dixon (Sep 14) 2-6, 6-3, 6-2
Reveal CommentJulian Harcourt bt Marek Sysak (Sep 11) 6-2, 6-0

Player Comments:

  • "Very enjoyable game and look forward to doing it again soon. Good Luck in your next games Marek!"  -- Julian
Reveal CommentChristopher Jeppesen bt Patrick Dixon (Sep 7) 6-0, 6-2

Player Comments:

  • "Great game which was a lot closer than the score suggests! Patrick had me scuttling all over the court every game as he created some brilliant angles. It could have been a very different result on another day. Good luck with the rest of the round Patrick!"  -- Christopher
John Haggis bt Patrick Dixon (Sep 6) 6-0, 6-0
Reveal CommentJulian Harcourt bt Christopher Jeppesen (Sep 5) 2-6, 6-4, [10-5]

Player Comments:

  • "A very competitive and fun match. Christopher raced to the first set and I’m not quite sure how but somehow I managed to hang in there and squeak the second set. Achieved a first by hitting a smash winner which bounced out of the court and onto a nearby croquet law in the match tie break! Good luck with the rest of your games Christopher really enjoyed playing. "  -- Julian

Results

Looking for previous matches? Visit the Sutton archive.
The results listed here include the current and previous round of Singles matches for Sutton.

Scoring Information:
You earn one point for every set you win. Players who complete three or more matches by the mid-point of the round receive 2 bonus points, and a bonus prize (typically a free can of HEAD tennis balls). Bonus prizes must be claimed within 28 days using the link posted to the player's Account page. The link is also emailed to players.

Please note, while matches tied at one set all may be completed with a matchtiebreak, singles matches completed to this shortened format, do not count toward bonus points.

Understanding the current rankings display: 
Player name, [LTA rating - if known], W - tally of wins, L - tally of  losses, UF - tally of unfinished matches] 'n' - points won (if bonus points have been won a  note to this effect is added) 

Comments:
Reporters of results are encouraged to leave a comment on the "Report Your Score" form. Additional commentaries may be added by submitting a result revision (see the pencil icon next to your results)